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Friday in Lent: To Fight Climate Change, Eat Less Meat

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Ash Wednesday

Today is a Friday in Lent, so Catholics won’t be eating meat, but maybe we should eat less meat in general to help the environment. After all Pope Benedict XVI called polluting the environment a sin. Read about it from The Atlantic here:  To Fight Climate Change, Eat Less Meat. Watch the Pope Video on care for creation & more after the jump:

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8.18
TCC Reads: Big Brother by Lionel Shriver

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Big Brother by Lionel Shriver

Our own Melissa Musick recommends Lionel Shriver’s novel about a sister who takes in her obese brother, Big Brother. “A hallmark of religion is that there are rules, particularly about sex, money and food. Probably because sex, money and food hold such power over us.” Read the rest of her review after the jump:

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3.24
Misc: Food and Water from Pope Francis

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Pope Francis

In a gesture of mercy, Pope Francis is sending half a ton of food to families suffering hardships in one of Rome’s poorest neighborhoods. Read about from Catholic News Agency here: Rome’s Poor Receive 1,000 Pounds of Food. He has also been speaking recently about the importance of clean water. More from NCR here: Pope: Future of Humanity Depends on Protecting and Sharing Water.

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